Flint takes CANUSA series from Hamilton

Flint moved to within one series of tying Hamilton for overall wins after this past weekend’s victory in CANUSA Games competitions.

The host Michigan city took this year’s events, 13-3, giving them 23 annual victories in the 51 years of the annual friendly competition between the two cities. Four years ended in ties.

Overall, Flint won in basketball, 24-2, baseball 7-0, softball 5-1, soccer 11-3, track and field 811-526, volleyball 7-5, gymnastics 304.725 – 288.325, skeet 987-968, tennis 7-2, 10 pin bowling 112-98, men’s slo-pitch 2-0, karate 502-22, and darts 103-87.

Hamilton’s wins came in lawn bowling 4-4 (ties are awarded to the visitors), swimming 641-219, and golf 39.5-30.5.

Hamilton’s Fred Eisenberger took the Mayor’s Challenge with a 3-1 lawn bowling upset.